Ralph Burns: President & CEO

Ralph is the President and CEO of AccrediLink Health.  A driving entrepreneurial spirit and a talent for innovation have characterized Ralph’s career beginning in banking where he opened and managed data centers for Republic National Bank in Dallas. Ralph most recently served as the President of Healthcare and Life Sciences at NTT DATA, Inc. Mr. Burns was responsible for sales, offering development, and overall client satisfaction for North American-based clients in the healthcare industry.  Industry sub-sectors include: insurance, life sciences, hospital and long-term care, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare technology based in North America.

He has over 35 years of experience in outsourcing, consulting, and business development. Mr. Burns also served as Chief Revenue Officer and Senior Vice President at eOriginal, Inc.  He led Sales, Alliance and Channel Management. He was responsible for helping shape eOriginal’s alliance business strategy with a focus in revenue generation.  He served as President of HealthSERVE Division at SourceHOV, Inc. In addition, Ralph was responsible for Corporate Development at SOURCECORP Inc. (Predecessor of SourceHOV, Inc.) In a 24-year career at EDS Ralph held several significant management roles including Vice President of Marketing and Portfolio Management globally for E solutions, the solutions consulting division of EDS; Vice President of Emerging Business Development for the financial industry responsible for developing new businesses areas. He was appointed to a presidential advisory committee for the National Association of Realtors (NAR) focused on MLS restructure. In 2001 and 2002, Ralph served as a judge for the E&Y Southwest Entrepreneur of the Year awards. In 1998 and 1999 , he was Director for Cap Gemini America responsible for the Financial and E-Commerce practices in the southwest.